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AMERICAN ASSOCIATION OF FELINE PRACTITIONERS (AAFP)

A non-profit organization that promotes the interest, improves the public stature, and increases the knowledge of
Veterinarians in the field of feline medicine and surgery.

CAT FANCIER’S ASSOCIATION

The world's largest registry of pedigreed cats, includes information on cat shows, cat breeds and cat care, and a showcase of top winning cats.

CAT WATCH NEWSLETTER

Newsletter for cat people from Cornell University's leading College of Veterinary Medicine.

CORNELL FELINE HEALTH CENTER

A veterinary medical specialty center devoted to improving the health and well-being of cats everywhere.

NC DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

Dept of Agriculture and Consumer Services: Protects the health of the state's livestock and poultry population through the administration of regulatory animal health programs and its diagnostic laboratory system.

MORRIS ANIMAL FOUNDATION - OUR WORK WITH CATS

Morris Animal Foundation’s (MAF) From vaccines to diagnostic tools to the safety and dosing of drugs, Morris Animal Foundations' long history in the world of veterinary research has helped our cats live longer, healthier lives.

THE CATALYST COUNCIL

Reaching out to all parties - the pet healthcare community, shelter and welfare organizations, government, commercial groups, and the public - to ensure that cats receive the proper care and attention they need and deserve.

 

Dog Links

mayhemAKC CANINE GOOD CITIZEN

Started in 1989, CGC is a certification program that is designed to reward dogs who have good manners at home and in the community.

AMERICAN KENNEL CLUB

Breed registry for purebred dogs in the United States. Working to advance the study, breeding, exhibiting, running and maintenance of purebred dogs.

PREMIER PET PRODUCTS

Premier was founded by pet-people, for pet-people. We believe in providing safe, innovative and effective tools that help improve relationships between people
and their pets.

NC DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

Dept of Agriculture and Consumer Services: Protects the health of the state's livestock and poultry population through the administration of regulatory animal health programs and its diagnostic laboratory system.

 

Pet Owner Links

PETLINK MICROCHIP

Microchip your pet so they can always fine their way home to you, if they are ever lost or stolen.
What is PetLink? - Microchipping is the only unique, unalterable, tamper-proof, permanent form of identification that owners can provide for pets. Once microchipped, owners are encouraged to register their pets so that their contact information is on record in the event that their pet is ever lost or stolen. A microchip, together with PetLink - give your pet a silent voice and give owners peace of mind that your beloved pet will always find its way home.

Canine Assistants is an inspiring nonprofit organization for enhancing the human/animal bond by training and providing service dogs to improve the lives of children and adults who have physical disabilities, seizure condition and other special needs.
www.canineassistants.org

ReHome Your Pets

REHOME YOUR PETS AND RESCUES

A site that is designed to help you responsibly rehome your pet or a homeless pet you have rescued. People have to rehome pets for lots of reasons. The hard economic times we now face have forced many families to make the difficult decision to rehome their pet. Maybe a family member has developed allergies to the pet, or perhaps relocation is preventing you from taking your pet with you. For Good Samaritans, the increasing homeless pet population has made rehoming a pet in need all too common, and having found a homeless pet, you may be wondering how to find it a loving forever home. We are here to help you rehome your pet responsibly. We know that whatever the reason, it can be very painful to say goodbye to a pet. This is why you want to do everything you can to place your pet in the best home possible. No one knows your pet better than you do, and when the time comes for you to say goodbye, you will know that you did the best for your pet.
www.ReHomeYourPets.com

 

Forever Home K9 Rescue

FOREVER HOME K9 RESCUE

Forever Home Canine Rescue is a non-profit, all-volunteer, all-donation supported rescue for unwanted and homeless dogs. Small breed dogs are our specialty, but we do on occasion rescue other sizes of dogs. We do not have a shelter, and operate solely out of a network of foster homes. Their mission is to find loving "forever" homes for the deserving dogs in their care, and to provide education regarding responsible pet ownership.
Email them at [email protected]

Piedmont Animal Rescue

PIEDMONT ANIMAL RESCUE

Piedmont Animal Rescue exists to Rescue, Rehabilitate, and Rehome as many lost and unwanted pets in the piedmont of North Carolina. We need your help! Rescue organizations operate with the support of the community. It takes money, food, supplies, and adopters to operate a succesful rescue. Would you consider supporting Piedmont Animal Rescue? Please contact us for more information and we will be happy to discuss all of the donation options with you. Email them at [email protected]

 

NC DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

Have questions about the NC Rabies Laws for domestic pets?

The NC Department of Health has all the answers you need.
REMEMBER: A rabies vaccine booster is needed within 5 days after a possible exposure to rabies, even if your pet is FULLY vaccinated.|
epi.publichealth.nc.gov

 

RECOMMENDED DOG TRAINERS

Highland Dog Training

HIGHLAND DOG TRAINING

Highland Canine Training, LLC is one of the largest and most respected professional dog training companies in the Southeastern United States. Highland Canine Training, LLC is often recommended as the dog trainer of choice by veterinarians, shelters, rescue groups, pet retailers and other pet industry professionals. Our staff continuously strives to remain up to date on dog training techniques and methods in this ever changing industry by regularly attending training courses, seminars and conferences. Highland Canine Training, LLC strives to provide customer service oriented dog training and programs for our clients. This dedication to our clients and our reliable approach to training dogs and people make us a leader in the industry.
www.HighlandCanine.com

 

COMPLETE GUIDE TO APARTMENT LIVING FOR PET OWNERS

Important things for pet owners to consider when choosing an apartment or rental home!  

 

CRITTER CONTROL

Critter Control

https://www.crittercontrol.com/office-finder/north...

 

GUIDE TO PET-SAFE HOUSE PLANTS

IMPROVENET BY CRAFTJACK

Click here to see which house plants are safe for your pets.
www.improvenet.com/a/guide-to-pet-safe-house-plants

 

TRAVELING WITH YOUR PETS - AVMA

AVMA - Traveling with your pets guide

There are numerous considerations you should take into account when planning to travel with your pets...

• What should I think about when deciding to travel with my pet?
• Whom should I contact as I am considering travel arrangements?
• What should I bring with me on my trip?
• Where do I get a Certificate of Veterinary Inspection (health certificate) and acclimation certificate, if needed?
• Can I bring my pet out of the country with me?
• Can I bring my pet camping?
• Forms of travel
www.AVMA.org

 

DOG & CAT FOOD RECOMMENDATIONS:

CLICK ON THE LINKS BELOW TO SEE OUR HOSPITAL'S DIET RECOMMENDATIONS:

DOG AND CAT FOOD RECALLS

 

Veterinary Resources

Animal Hospital of Statesville is aware of the vast amount of information available on the Internet. Our team has taken the time and evaluated the following sites. We trust the information the listed websites provide to you, our client, and member of our family.

American Animal Hospital Association
www.aaha.org

American Kennel Club
www.akc.org

American Veterinary Medical Association
www.avma.org

Center for Veterinary Medicine- U.S. Food and Drug Administration www.fda.gov/cvm/

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